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January 27, 2015 12:41 ET

AlienVault Named a Finalist in Best SIEM Solution for SC Magazine 2015 Reader Trust Award

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 27, 2015) - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, has been selected as a Reader Trust Award finalist in the Best SIEM Solution category for the 2015 SC Awards. To become a finalist, AlienVault's Unified Security Management (USM), was selected by a panel representing the readership of SC Magazine as one of the best-in-class security products and services. The winner of the award will be announced at the SC Awards 2015 ceremony to be held on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco.

"From Home Depot to JP Morgan to Sony, cyber attackers showed new levels of sophistication and determination in their attacks in 2014," said Illena Armstrong, vice president of editorial for SC Magazine. "With mounting headlines, it's more important than ever to recognize the tireless efforts of the men and women across the globe who work to combat these threats and provide cybersecurity to organizations large and small."

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, are the information security industry's most prominent recognition for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. With the awards, SC Magazine recognizes the achievements of security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the vigilant work of government, commercial and nonprofit entities.

"We're excited and honored to be named as a finalist again this year for Best SIEM Solution for SC Magazine's notable award," said Barmak Meftah, president and CEO of AlienVault. "We've delivered the industry's first unified security offering that goes beyond the traditional SIEM solution to provide organizations -- regardless of size or security budget -- with the threat intelligence and visibility needed to better protect themselves and their customers from the ever evolving threat landscape."

"Our readership has its finger on the pulse of IT security," said Armstrong. "AlienVault should feel extremely proud to be selected as a finalist for the Readers Trust Award as one of the best in the cybersecurity industry."

Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries are eligible for the SC Awards' Reader Trust Award category. A panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine's readership from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, selected AlienVault's Unified Security Management from the hundreds of entries submitted across multiple technology categories.

The SC Awards are one of the most anticipated IT security events of the year. For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/15y70Lc.

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About AlienVault
AlienVault is the champion of mid-size organizations that lack sufficient staff, security expertise, technology or budget to defend against modern threats. Our Unified Security Management (USM) platform provides all of the essential security controls required for complete security visibility, and is designed to enable any IT or security practitioner to benefit from results on day one. Powered by the latest AlienVault Labs Threat Intelligence and the Open Threat Exchange -- the world's largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence exchange -- AlienVault USM delivers a unified, simple and affordable solution for threat detection and compliance management. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Sigma West, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine, special Spotlight editions and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (New York, Chicago, Toronto, London), SC Awards, SC Marketscope and SC Magazine Newswire.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange and Unified Security Management are trademarks of AlienVault. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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